airport pollution Articles

  • Time to stop subsidising the most polluting form of transport

    Late last month, the World Trade Organisation told the USA and the EU what it thinks of US subsidies to Boeing (story, page 2). Last June, the WTO delivered a similar verdict on EU subsidies to Airbus. Of course both sides claim that the other’s subsidies are worse – we can’t yet check these claims because the WTO report won’t be published for another few weeks, but it is ...

  • Photochemical air pollutant levels and ozone phytotoxicity in the region of Mesogia–Attica, Greece

    The levels of photochemical air pollutants: O3, NO and NO2, were monitored in Athens and in the neighbouring region of the Mesogia plain (Spata, Artemis and Markopoulo) from 1 May–31 August 2000. Phytodetection of ozone was also conducted using bioindicator plants of Bel-W3 and Zichnomirodata (KK6/5) tobacco varieties. The average maximum daily O3 concentration was 60–75 ppb, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Aquatic pollution in Mithi River of Mumbai: assessment of physico–chemical parameters

    The present investigation along Mithi River of Mumbai deals with the study of physico–chemical parameters like pH, conductivity, solid content, hardness, chloride, sulphate/sulphide, phosphate, biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), surfactants, oil/ grease and phenol content in river water samples. The study was performed for the period of two years from 2009 to 2011, at ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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